[automatically translated] This essay aims to present the contribution that economic ideas offered, in the method and analysis, the legal birth of the Enlightenment taking into account the Italian experience best represented by Beccaria and Filangieri. We will start from a presentation of the epistemological relationship between economic thought and theory of law in the eighteenth century and then continue with the deepening of the writers that we mentioned above. Although it is possible to detect in the works of the Enlightenment address a considerable variety of aspects of legal phenomena that have direct and obvious implications with economic reality, -the property, trade legislation and matters finanziarie- not we will put stress on the issues "applied "but the concept of the right, its instrumentality and the legal birth. The only exception will be for criminal law since immediately connected with the problem of implementation of the law, with the power to influence individual behavior through incentives and public ethics of the emerging trading company.
|Title of host publication||L´économie politique et la sphère publique dans le débat des Lumières|
|Number of pages||24|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
|Name||Collection de la Casa de Velazquez|
Simon, F. (2013). Illuminismo giuridico e idee economiche nelle opere di Cesare Beccaria e di Gaetano Filangieri. In L´économie politique et la sphère publique dans le débat des Lumières (pp. 141-164). (Collection de la Casa de Velazquez).